Ap*pel"lant (#), a. [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

Relating to an appeal; appellate.

"An appellant jurisdiction."

Hallam.

Party appellant Law, the party who appeals; appellant; -- opposed to respondent, or appellee.

Tomlins.

 

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Ap*pel"lant, n.

1. Law (a)

One who accuses another of felony or treason.

[Obs.] (b)

One who appeals, or asks for a rehearing or review of a cause by a higher tribunal.

2.

A challenger.

[Obs.]

Milton.

3. Eccl. Hist.

One who appealed to a general council against the bull Unigenitus.

4.

One who appeals or entreats.

 

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